Latin Name : Menthae viridis, Fam. Labiatae
Sensoric quality : Characteristically pure and refreshing odour, pungent and burning taste.
Main constituents : The essential oil of spearmint is Carvone.responsible for the pungent and refreshing odour;
they are mostly found in older leaves and are preferentially formed during long daily sunlight periods.
Uses: Use mint as flavored tea, or to add zest to marinades. Can also be stired into warmed apple or currant jelly for
a quick meat sauce or dessert topping.
Medicinal Uses : ANTIFLATULANT
Availability : Leaves, Crushed, Fine Cut.